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International Programs: Shanghai, China: Home

Useful Apps

ESH for iPhones
ESH for Android
Recommended by Lonely Planet and CNN as Shanghai's best metro map! Up-to-date with all the metro lines for 2013; Works offline; Routeplanner, GPS, Street maps; English and Chinese included.

Getting Around Shanghai

Stay Connected Through Pepperdine Libraries!

Get Research Help:
Even while students study abroad, librarians are able to answer research questions and help with class assignments. Contact a librarian via email for questions. Also, the library student worker at your site's location is able to help with basic database and catalog searching.


Access Databases and E-Journals:
Access to databases, electronic journals, and eBooks are available to all students studying abroad. Use your WaveNet ID to access all of the Library's e-resources while you are overseas!



Travel Guides

Walking Tour Shanghai : Sketches of the city’s architectural treasures

Shanghai is China’s most cosmopolitan city and it is a fascinating blend of old and new. Visitors can find everything from charming art deco style buildings and traditional Chinese architecture to some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers.

Shanghai Sights : a travel guide to the top 30 attractions in Shanghai, China

This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. 

Places to Visit in Shanghai

News from The States


Shanghai, China

News in China

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Additional Links & Resources

For photos, videos, and student blogging, visit the Shanghai Vimeo Site

Background Facts on China

U.S. Department of State Consular Information visit

U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai
Main U.S. Consulate General Building
1469 Huai Hai Zhong Road
(Near Wulumuqi Nan Lu)
200031 Shanghai

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Information

Pepperdine does allow those in our IP locations to Interlibrary Loan journal articles and book chapters. All articles and book chapters are delivered electronically in .pdf format. Instructions for accessing the article online are e-mailed to the student or faculty member once the article is available to view. We are not able to borrow whole books for our students in International Programs.

For more information about interlibrary loans, please visit the ILL webpage.